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Van Cortlandt Park

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    State Senator Gustavo Rivera on Redistricting: Bad Process, Horrendous Product

    ​Runnin' Scared caught up with State Senator Gustavo Rivera yesterday to hear his thoughts on the ongoing redistricting battles in Albany. He testified on Monday at a hearing on the matter. (He wasn't able to attend a Bronx redistricting hearing yesterday at the Bronx Museum of the Arts -- whi ... More >>

  • Film

    October 26, 2011
  • Voice Choices

    June 22, 2011

    RED, WHITE, & YOU

    More things to do on your day off!

  • Voice Choices

    November 17, 2010

    WALK HARD

    Burn off that holiday dinner

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2010

    Coyote Captured in Manhattan to be Released, Probably in an Outer Borough

    ​The coyote which was captured by Emergency Services on Thursday after wandering around Tribeca for a day is going to be released somewhere in the city, but the Parks Department won't say where. Parks Spokeswoman Vickie Karp told the Times "We pick the largest and most suitable natural habitat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2010

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​No Pants Subway Ride Pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Meet up in six locations on Sunday at 3, get on the subway, and, when your team leader tells you to, take your pants off. Organizers are requesting underwear.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2009

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​East Meets West Holiday Parade Little Italy and Chinatown Merchants Associations are sponsoring a parade from Mulberry to Mott Street, featuring marching bands, martial artists and acrobats, Italian American singers and Lion and Dragon Dance troupes.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2009

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​Model trains travel from New York to the North Pole at Grand Central Station. Sadly, the bizarre holiday laser light show on the reverse zodiac roof of the main hall doesn't start until Monday. The holiday market is already going on.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2009

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​NYS leaf peeper map - Bear Mountain reaches peak leaf If it's outdoors, call ahead. A lot of things are being cancelled due to the rain. Saturday NYC Dumpling Festival and eating contest - benefits Food Bank NYC Kid's Day, Nightmare: Vampires: the very-not-kid-friendly Museum of Vampyric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Happy Winter Solstice!

    The Times' Cara Buckley gets extra credit for going to Grand Army Plaza in the pre-dawn dark of Sunday to observe a Winter Solstice ritual conducted by "self-styled urban shaman" Mama Donna for 17 locals. Mama Donna's acolytes stood at the cold crossroads, smelled burning herbs, yelled to "let all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    College Freshman's Times Career Stirs Bitter Blogger Reverie

    You may have wondered about the odd "Shadowland" mood piece in Sunday's New York Times about a "a film noir night in New York" in the dead of which the author imagines himself a detective haunting "the Upper West Side, the land of coffee shops and bookstores," and announces that "the city does not o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    "Trying To Teach You Some Manners": Did Espadistas Swat Gadfly?

    Rafael Martinez-Alequin -- longtime citizen journalist, part-time worker for the Efrain Gonzalez Jr. State Senate campaign -- has put up a video he took of Gonzalez' opponent, Pedro Espada Jr., campaigning in Van Cortlandt Park this weekend. The money shot comes near the end, when Espada puts his ha ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 12, 2007

    Where Gay Doesn't Play

    Think you've got it tough? Try being queer in the Bronx.

  • News

    January 23, 2007

    Want to Die for Your Country?

    Marine Corps recruiters need young, healthy New Yorkers to fight George Bush's war

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2006

    Donate Your Steel!

    Maybe we could use Legos instead?(FCR) Like a juggler who's finally put all his balls in the air, New York City's development rage hit full-speed this week with the approval of the Atlantic Yards project. The massive arena and residential complex joins Yankee Stadium, the new Mets stadium, all the ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006
  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006

    The Life Aquatic

    You can go in the water again!

  • News

    March 7, 2006

    Two Stadiums. No Waiting.

    Yanks and Mets plans leave little room for public debate

  • News

    August 16, 2005

    Hunting the Magic Number

    In council races around town, it's a tale of two cities

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2005

    Yankees Plan Marks Parks

    There'll be new parks along with the new stadium, but a principle is being razed In the New York Yankees' stadium saga, Macombs Dam Park has long been the whipping boy. Back in 1994, as Yankees officials were complaining about the crime and parking problems around their 161st Street home, the te ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 4, 2004
  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003

    Eight Wonders of the City Parks

    Paddling and Galloping

  • NYC Life

    November 11, 2003
  • News

    August 5, 2003
  • News

    April 8, 2003

    Her Métier is Running

    Aliann Pompey On the Fast Track

  • NYC Life

    April 8, 2003
  • NYC Life

    March 18, 2003
  • NYC Life

    February 25, 2003
  • NYC Life

    February 18, 2003
  • NYC Life

    July 2, 2002
  • News

    August 21, 2001

    Nature’s Candy

    Escape the Asphalt Jungle into New York City’s Boondocks

  • Film

    February 23, 1999
  • News

    August 25, 1998

    Rage Against Muhammad

    An investigation by the joint terrorist task force adds to the Million Youth March leader's woes

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